Industry Links

JLS has compiled the following links to industry resources as a service to you:

Life Sciences

Electronics / Engineering

IT / Telecom

Financial / MarCom

Research / Education




Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS)

RAPS is the leading international membership organization for regulatory professionals who are working to ensure the safety, effectiveness and availability of healthcare products.

Drug Information Association

DIA is a neutral global forum for sharing information to advance the biopharmaceutical industry.

Medical Device Manufacturers Association

MDMA's mission is to promote public health and improve patient care through the advocacy of innovative, research-driven medical device technology.

Thompson CenterWatch

The global source for clinical trials information: offering news, analysis, study grants, career opportunities, and trial listings to professionals and patients.

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

The NCIHC is a multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to promote and enhance language access in health care in the United States

Medical Directory Worldwide

Worldwide directory for companies within the medical industry

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Electronics / Engineering

Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS)

The Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) is an international membership organization dedicated to reducing the costs of technology through standards.


Offers comprehensive information for manufacturing professionals including news, magazine articles, association links, tradeshows, and web communities.

Advanced Manufacturing Magazine

Magazine for global manufacturing professionals. Advancing new ideas and techniques for manufacturing management.

SEMI® Directory

SEMI® Approved Semiconductor Directory and Buyers Guide

Semiconductor Links

Semiconductor related resources for the semiconductor industry

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IT / Telecom

InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)

INCITS is the primary U.S. focus of standardization in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), encompassing storage, processing, transfer, display, management, organization, and retrieval of information.

Association of Information Technology Professionals

AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders.

Telecom Association

Telecom Association is a membership organization of 3,800 voice & data telecom agents, channel partners, independent consultants, network service integrators, business phone system equipment VARs & vendors who serve business customers and share sales & marketing best practices.

Telecommunications Industry Association

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industries through standards development, government affairs, business opportunities, market intelligence, certification and world-wide environmental regulatory compliance.

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Financial / MarCom


FINRA is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. We oversee nearly 4,560 brokerage firms, 163,335 branch offices and 631,305 registered securities representatives. Our chief role is to protect investors by maintaining the fairness of the U.S. capital markets.

Direct Marketing Association (DMA)

Trade association offering seminars and resources for users and suppliers in the direct, database and interactive marketing fields.


A news and resource site offering articles and experts on topics related to marketing, media, advertising, and more.


MarketingSherpa is a research firm publishing case studies, benchmark data, and how-to information for marketing, advertising, and public relations professionals. It regularly publishes tips and how-to articles and has a weekly e-newsletter with industry updates.

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Research / Education

The National Research Council

The mission of the NRC is to improve government decision making and public policy, increase public education and understanding, and promote the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in matters involving science, engineering, technology, and health.

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Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)

Law Library of Congress's database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other information contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.

International Law Commission of the United Nations

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Medical Device Manufacturers Association / Patent Reform


Create and access Legal Documents online / Legal Directory

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